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Reference to the index of J H Patterson, Surgeon, South African War.
Patterson, James Harold Reference to the index of J H Patterson, Surgeon, South African War. University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)
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Dr James Harold Patterson (1873-1914), son of W.and Sarah Patterson of Mayfield, Launceston, qualified as a surgeon in Edinburgh U.K. He served as Surgeon-Lieutenant (later Captain) with the 5th Victorian Rifles in the Boer War in South Africa in 1901-2 and was awarded the Queen's medal for bravery. While on active service he wrote regular letters to his mother and also kept a diary type letter for her describing his experiences. Later he settled as a general medical practitioner at Tallangatta, Victoria, and also acted as Surgeon to the Light Horse. He married Emily Grace Haines and had three children but died in 1914, aged 49.
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|Publisher:||University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection|
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|Additional Information:||University of Tasmania Library, Special and Rare Materials Collection - Private Deposit P.4|
|Date Deposited:||15 Jun 2011 01:33|
|Last Modified:||09 Dec 2011 00:19|
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